CHAPTER 11
ENGLISH LAW (EXTENT OF APPLICATION) ACT

Arrangement of Sections

   Section

   1.   Short title

   2.   Extent of application of English law

AN ACT

to declare the extent to which the Law of England applies in the Republic.

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[8th March, 1963]

Act 4 of 1963,

Act 24 of 1973,

Act 1 of 1991,

Act 14 of 2002,

Act 6 of 2011.

GN 497 of 1964.

 

1.   Short title

This Act may be cited as the English Law (Extent of Application) Act.

 

2.   Extent of application of English law

Subject to the provisions of the Constitution and to any other written law—

      (a)    the common law;

      (b)    the doctrines of equity;

      (c)    the statutes which were in force in England on 17th August, 1911, being the commencement of the Northern Rhodesia Order in Council 1911; and

      (d)    any statutes of a later date than that mentioned in paragraph (c) in force in England, now applied to the Republic, or which shall apply to the Republic by an Act of Parliament, or otherwise;

shall be in force in the Republic.

[S 2 subs by s 2 of Act 6 of 2011.]

 
 

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